Job Description

Job Code:
20-048

Torrance, US-CA  90502

Employment Status:
FT 100 % for 40-hours per week (regular full-time benefits)

# of Openings:
1

Department:
Infectious Disease-1138

Minimum education requirements:
Ph.D.

Salary Range:
Negotiable

Last Updated:
7/7/20 10:59 AM

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • PHD- Microbiology specifically in the area of MRSA and other Staph.
  • Microbial physiology skills, especially with bicarbonate  
  • Spectrophotometry          
  • Western blotting    
  • Writing skills          
  • Handling small animals   
  • Molecular genetics in Staphylococci  
  • Antimicrobial peptide experience

Description of Duties

  • Molecular genetics of constructing specific mutants in MRSA for use in key experiments;
  • Antimicrobial susceptibilities    
  • Analyze staphylococcal membranes for their interaction with bicarbonate   
  • Infecting animals with staphylococcal gene constructs   
  • Inducing catheter mediated vascular infections      
  • Grant writing to obtain independent funding
  • Candidate will be expected to develop research to write grants and obtain research funding in order to achieve independence toward becoming a Faculty member in an academic university or college

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